Reading for Understanding # 3C

Thelma Thurstone -- The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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  1. Children like to have their own books before they learn to read. Even a very young child can enjoy the pretty
  2. Your answer:
    pictures.
    flowers.
    people.
    dresses.


  3. Wilma wanted to see how she looked in her new clothes, so she stood in front of the
  4. Your answer:
    jacket.
    store.
    salesclerk.
    mirror.


  5. When Ernie was a child, his grandmother had a big clock hanging on her kitchen wall. When Ernie went for a visit one summer, she taught him how to tell time. His mother was so proud of him that she bought him his own
  6. Your answer:
    dog.
    wristwatch.
    bicycle.
    camera.


  7. At the shopping mall, Susan and her father got separated. He was upset and asked a security officer to
  8. Your answer:
    frighten Susan.
    look for Susan.
    call a police officer.
    put out the fire.


  9. After breakfast, we went to pick blackberries. It did not take long to fill our buckets because the bushes were loaded with
  10. Your answer:
    bees.
    thorns.
    leaves.
    fruit.


  11. All cars have windows of safety glass. Safety glass is made so that it breaks into tiny pieces rather than into splinters. In automobile accidents, safety glass may save
  12. Your answer:
    cars.
    expense.
    time.
    lives.


  13. At the local grammar school, a special day is set aside for children to bring their cats, dogs, mice, and turtles to school. Sometimes parents are invited to attend the
  14. Your answer:
    school play.
    tea party.
    pet show.
    hobby show.


  15. Julia found it easy to sell the cakes she had made for the Red Cross. People like to help the Red Cross, and they also know that the cakes are
  16. Your answer:
    expensive.
    poor.
    good.
    round.


  17. When we hear "Silent Night," "Jingle Bells" and similar songs on radio and TV programs, they remind us that it is
  18. Your answer:
    Labor Day.
    Halloween.
    Christmas.
    Easter.


  19. Phillip liked to go to his job. After he had rested most of Sunday, he was glad to go back to work on
  20. Your answer:
    Sunday.
    Friday.
    Monday.
    Saturday.



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